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UConn Regional Campus Nurse Navigators (RN) - Hartford, Avery Point, Waterbury

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University of Connecticut
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Other - please see posting for additional information

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Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Search #: 497986
Work type: Full-time
Location: Other - please see posting for additional information
Categories: Student Programs and Services

JOB SUMMARY

UConn Student Health and Wellness is searching for Nurse Navigators (RNs) to provide professional nursing and health services to Regional Campuses (Avery Point, Waterbury, Hartford). As a college health nurse, this registered nurse will be responsible for providing patient focused advice and education, by supporting the maintenance and improvement of the health of students, identifying, and assisting in removing or modifying health related barriers and supporting early detection and early intervention strategies. Collaborates with other providers to enable the student to attain and maintain health. Refers students to other internal or community-based resources as appropriate. Maintains electronic medical records and ensures compliance with state laws and regulations, as well as SHaW policies and procedures, and program protocols. May include nursing assessments, examinations, and treatment on the Storrs campus.

SHaW is committed to diversity and inclusion, competence in working with culturally and ethnically diverse populations, and awareness of how issues of difference, power, and privilege manifest in higher education environments. The ideal candidate promotes health equity and reduces health disparities by demonstrating and supporting an understanding, sensitivity, and appreciation for health equity, social justice, cultural humility, and inclusiveness.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides in-person and telephone advice and consultation with regard to treatment and prevention.
  • Assists in the coordination of care and access to health resources within the community.
  • Collaborates with the healthcare team to formulate an individualized plan of care for student patients.
  • Provides specific health counseling and general health education to individuals, patients, and groups.
  • Refers and assists patients in securing appointments for specialized medical care beyond the scope of the Student Health and Wellness services, which may include supporting students in securing transportation and insurance solutions.
  • Participates in and/or conducts in-service presentations. Participates in various SHaW and University committees and advisory groups.
  • Interviews patients, documents medical history, may examine patients, and make assessments and/or physical nursing diagnosis of condition of such patient. Counsels patients regarding treatment and prevention.
  • Administers medications and treatments and provides care via established protocols as authorized by licensed Physicians and Nurse Practitioners.
  • Maintains proper electronic clinical records and reports. Maintains drugs, medical supplies, and equipment, as necessary.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of CT.
  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing or another health related field.
  • Two years of nursing experience working directly with adolescents/young adults in community health, ambulatory care, or school-based nursing environment.
  • Demonstrable physical assessment nursing skills.
  • CPR certification.
  • Must have a demonstrated understanding of and stated commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity issues.
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations.
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Five or more years of nursing experience.
    • Experience working in a college health setting.
    • Experience providing nursing telephone advice/triage.
    • Experience in a Case Management/Nurse Navigator role.
    • Bilingual experience (Spanish preferred).

    APPOINTMENT TERMS

    These are permanent, 9- or 10-month positions (24-35 hours weekly) from mid-August through mid-May annually. These openings are for primarily day positions with a flex schedule which may include an occasional evening or weekend day, to meet the needs of our student population. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. These positions are mainly at Regional Campuses with a rotation to the Storrs Campus. Presence on the Storrs campus for a period of orientation is required. Other rights, terms, and conditions of employment are contained in the collective bargaining agreement between the University of Connecticut and the University of Connecticut Professional Employees Association (UCPEA).

    TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

    Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

    TO APPLY

    Please apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs, Staff Positions, Search #497986 to upload a resume, cover letter, diversity statement, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Review of applications will be ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.

    Personal lived experience and shared identities are invaluable and persons with lived experience and/or shared identities are encouraged to apply.

    All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

    All members of the University of Connecticut are expected to exhibit appreciation of, and contribute to, an inclusive, respectful, and diverse environment for the University community.

    The University of Connecticut aspires to create a community built on collaboration and belonging and has actively sought to create an inclusive culture within the workforce. The success of the University is dependent on the willingness of our diverse employee and student populations to share their rich perspectives and backgrounds in a respectful manner. This makes it essential for each member of our community to feel secure and welcomed and to thoroughly understand and believe that their ideas are respected by all. We strongly respect each individual employee’s unique experiences and perspectives and encourage all members of the community to do the same. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

    The University of Connecticut is an AA/EEO Employer.

    Advertised: Oct 26 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
    Applications close:

    Organization

    Working at UCONN

    The University of Connecticut is a national leader among public research universities, with more than 30,000 students seeking answers to critical questions in classrooms, labs, and the community. A culture of innovation drives this pursuit of knowledge throughout the University’s network of campuses. Connecticut’s commitment to higher education helps UConn attract students who thrive in the most competitive environments, as well as globally renowned faculty members. Our school pride is fueled by a history of success that has made us a standout in Division I athletics. UConn fosters a diverse and vibrant culture that meets the needs and seizes the opportunities of a dynamic global society.

    Company info
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    Telephone
    860-486-3034
    Location
    9 Walters Avenue
    Storrs
    Connecticut
    06269
    US

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